How Spanish Women Were Allegedly Targeted In 'Stolen Babies' Cases For Decades

Pilar Navarro, now 68, has sought legal action against a Catholic hospital in Madrid where she claims a baby was secretly stolen from her in 1973. Here she is seen in a photo in 1974 holding a second baby daughter who was not taken from her.

A secret adoption network started in Spain in the 1930s as a fascist tactic to purge “communist tendencies” from women who defended the republic, say prosecutors and academics.

(Image credit: Courtesy of Pilar Navarro)

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